Role details

Category Manager

Nottingham   •   £30,000 - £32,000   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Interim Category Manager
  • Public sector body

About Our Client

Public sector body based in Nottingham

Job Description

  • Running complex OJEU procurements, managing multiple senior stakeholders and reporting and presenting as required via Prince 2 methodology in both written and verbal formats
  • Implementing a category management strategy, delivering effective procurements and supporting the management of key supplier relationships to deliver breakthrough performance in cost, service and quality
  • Supporting Senior Category Managers with the negotiation and completion of contracts often of a complex nature to support the category strategy
  • Leading large procurement activities, delivering savings and other optimal outcomes of a tactical (cost reduction) and strategic nature in a challenging environment. Accordingly you will be able to demonstrate change management and stakeholder management skills across decentralised business units
  • Seeking out and engaging appropriate internal and external stakeholders at Senior Manager level to provide the information and insight to support the development of the strategic options for the category
  • To produce regular capacity and performance reports, verbal and written to Senior Category managers and /or the Head of Procurement as required.

The Successful Applicant

  • Member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) or similar appropriate professional institute or relevant experience
  • Relevant experience in category management
  • Extensive hands on experience of current EU procurement directives and UK legislation.
  • Project Management ( Prince 2 Practitioner desirable)
  • Ability to communicate effectively at senior level
  • Well developed interpersonal skills, e.g. influencing and negotiating, team member.

What's on Offer

11 month contract

£30000 - £32000

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